I’m Never Too Far Behind
By Shaun Sykes
Composed on September 4, 2000


Wake from napping
Sleepy head
Rub your eyes softly
Questions, questions
So many questions
Asked as you get out of bed.

School’s in session
Friends are waiting
Time can bear no more
Growing faster, growing swifter
Soon you’re out the door.

Fear of changes, fear of growing
But you must move on
Some things are better left unsaid
And this one says it all.

Taking big steps on your own
Think you’ll lose your mind
All alone in the world
Isolate and separate
Remember, always and today
I’m never too far behind.

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